Sport/Ent/Event Mgmt (SEE) Courses

SEE2015 Leadership in Recreation/Leisure Settings

This course explores leadership qualities, styles and group dynamics. Students examine a selection of program activities and guidelines for presenting and developing them effectively. Focus is on developing, leading and evaluating activities based on varying participant requirements. Aspects of group facilitation, activity sequencing and debriefing are discussed. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2020 The Business of Event Management

This course introduces students to the methods utilized in researching, planning, organizing and delivering sustainable major events. The roles of global events in sub-fields such as sports, tourism, entertainment, celebrations, civic and hallmark events are also explored.
Prerequisite(s): FSM1001 or FSM3001 or HOSP1001 or MGHI1000 or MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2030 The Business of the Entertainment Industry

This course is designed to provide students with core knowledge of the diverse and dynamic entertainment industry. Topics include the historical development of the entertainment industry, current trends and industry regulations, theater and the arts, music, cinema, sports entertainment, television, and alternative entertainment. Issues related to industry best practices, effective artist/performer management and entertainment event production are also discussed.
Prerequisite(s): FSM1001 or FSM3001 or HOSP1001 or MCST1010 or MGHI1000 or MGMT1001 or SEE1001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2040 Outdoor Recreation Planning

This course provides an introduction to the concept of outdoor recreation, outdoor recreation planning and the specific use of our environment for recreation by individuals, private agencies and government agencies. The study of federal programs including the National Park Service is an integral part of this course.
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE2070 The Gaming Industry

This introductory course is designed to familiarize students with the many facets of the gaming industry. Students gain an understanding of the development of the gaming industry in the United States and a comprehension of the primary forms of gambling. This course delves into the current gaming environment in the United States and researches international gaming destinations. Students are introduced to a variety of career opportunities within the industry. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3015 Casino Operations Management

This course provides students with the tools and techniques necessary to achieve optimal control of a casino operation. The organization of casinos and casino hotels and resorts is illustrated and students explore the areas of licensing, regulations and oversight for these operations. Throughout this course students are exposed to the reporting techniques used to circumvent money laundering, control credit and ensure internal operational control.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2070. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3041 Special Event Protocol

Students in this course examine the specifics of social and professional business etiquette and the event protocol. Official protocol and the order of precedence for governmental, military and social organizations are investigated as well. The unique challenges presented by official ceremonial events such as state dinners, flag ceremonies, inaugurations, dedications, graduations, parades, state and military funerals, and memorial services, etc. are discussed, and students formulate effective strategies for managing such events.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2020 or HOSP2011 or FSM3001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3042 Weddings & Ceremonies

This course examines the unique aspects of planning and executing various ceremonial events such as weddings (traditional and nontraditional), bar/bat mitzvahs, quinceanera parties, debutante balls, anniversaries and civilian funerals. Special emphasis is on adapting the traditional event cycle to the challenges presented by these social life-cycle events and the numerous ethnic and religious traditions associated with them. Industry best practices for custom event design including decor, entertainment, catering and budgeting are explored. In addition, strategies for attracting, managing and retaining clients are discussed.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2020 or HOSP2011 or FSM3001. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3045 New Media Literacy in Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

This course develops the skills necessary to proactively interact with mass communication within the sports, entertainment and event industry. Emphasis is on the ethical responsibilities of a spokesperson and the experience needed to communicate to the media in a variety of situations, including the development and creation of a press conference and communicating the brand and image to the consumer base.
Prerequisite(s): ENG1021 or ENG1027, ENG1030. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3055 International Special Event Management

This upper-level course, taught only on a campus outside of the United States during a term abroad program, focuses on the development, planning and management of international special events. Emphasis is on research and development, site selection, social and cultural issues, marketing and sponsorship, and human resource management. In addition, the challenges presented by producing an event in a non-domestic venue are explored in detail.
Prerequisite(s): SEE2020, must be accepted in Study Abroad program.
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Providence, Providence CE
9 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3060 Concert and Event Production

This course focuses on event and concert tour production. Emphasis is on managing a show on stage, back stage and on the road. In addition, tools for set building, lighting, sculpting sound with microphones and mixers, reviewing basic electrical formula, performance contracts, technical riders and a production checklist are explored.
Prerequisite(s): MCST2010 or SEE2030. (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3120 Fitness and Wellness Center Management

This course focuses on the skills necessary to manage a fitness and wellness center. Emphasis is on the development and design of the facility layout, daily operations, and fitness/wellness programs located in private, public, corporate, hotel, resort, university and recreational facilities. Students learn program development skills necessary to operate and manage a fitness/wellness facility. A Directed Experiential Education (DEE) opportunity may be incorporated into this course. DEE opportunities are based on project availability with community partners and student eligibility. (OL)
Offered at Denver, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE3850 Negotiations and Agreements in Hospitality, Sports, Entertainment and Event Management

This course explores the theory and practice of negotiations within the sports, entertainment, event, hotel, tourism and food service industries. Topics include discussion and presentation of the skills necessary to be a successful negotiator of agreements and contracts within the hospitality industry domestically and internationally. This course also explores labor relations and articulates the union/management negotiation process, including collective bargaining.
Prerequisite(s): LAW2001 or LAW2010. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

SEE4020 Sports and Entertainment Marketing

This course exposes students to marketing concepts relating to the sports and entertainment industries. It addresses various products, consumer markets, strategic market analysis and valuation within the sports/entertainment industries. Major topics include the negotiation process, promotions, public relations, market research and sponsorships.
Prerequisite(s): MRKT1001. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Charlotte, Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence, Providence CE
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours